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Durashine to debut in IFAI Expo with partner mills

20th Sep 2019

Durashine - the high performance solution dyed acrylic fibre of Thai Acrylic Fibre Co Ltd (TAF) from Aditya Birla Group, will debut in IFAI Expo in Orlando, Florida, from October 1-4, 2019. Durashine will be in stall # 2561 along with Bulliontex (Sol-Out brand of outdoor fabrics) and European Spinning Group (RA Outdoor brand of outdoor yarns).

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Erez's polyurethane fabric top choice for RIB construction

19th Sep 2019

Erez's thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) fabric is now a top choice for rigid inflatable boat (RIB) construction market. The RIB market has traditionally been driven by factors such as boat lifespan, endurance, durability, ease of manufacture, field repair, and cost. Erez, from Israel, has earned the reputation as a leader in coated technical textiles.

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Sicomin showcasing new carbon fibre version

11th Sep 2019

Sicomin, the leading formulator and supplier of advanced epoxy systems and high-performance composite solutions, is showcasing a newly developed carbon fibre version of its revolutionary MaxCore technology at the ongoing Composites Europe in Stuttgart, Germany. The part will also be displayed at CAMX in Anaheim, US later this month from September...

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Durashine from TAF debuts in Spoga Gafa

11th Sep 2019

Durashine, the solution dyed acrylic fibre from Thai Acrylic Fibre (TAF) - debuted in the recently concluded Spoga Gafa show in Germany. Durashine's Select partners - Bulliontex and ESG also participated in the show. The three companies displayed a wide range design of fabrics and yarns for outdoor applications like awnings, umbrellas and outdoor...

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Mito Material Solutions gets $1.1 million as grants

7th Sep 2019

Mito Material Solutions, nano-additive solutions provider, has got $1.1 million as grants for product development from the National Science Foundation Small Business Innovation Research grant programme (SBIR) and Oklahoma through the Oklahoma Centre for Advanced Science and Technology (OCAST) programme. The funds will be used for producing...

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Hyosung plans huge investment in carbon fibres business

6th Sep 2019

With a view to becoming among the top three producers of carbon fibres in the world, Hyosung plans to invest KRW 1 trillion in its carbon fibres business by 2028. The funds will be used to expand its production capacity from the current 2,000 metric tons a year (one line) to 24,000 metric tons (10 lines). This will make it the world's single-largest...

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Biesterfeld takes over Lindberg & Lund

2nd Sep 2019

Biesterfeld Spezialchemie, one of the leading international distributors of specialty chemical products and solutions worldwide, has taken over Norwegian distributor Lindberg & Lund, a company which imports and distributes construction adhesives, lubricants, solvents, composite material, casting and potting resins and a wide variety of specialty...

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Domtar's 2019 report focusses on sustainable supply chain

2nd Sep 2019

Domtar has released its 2019 sustainability report that focusses on better future with its stakeholders that includes its customers, employees, investors, communities, and environmental organisation partners. Domtar is a provider of fibre-based products including communication, specialty, and packaging papers, market pulp, and absorbent hygiene...

GAIL to spend ₹751 cr to add unit at Uttar Pradesh complex

31st Aug 2019

GAIL (India) Ltd, the government-owned natural gas transportation and distribution utility, is planning to spend ₹751 crore to add a new 60 kilo tonne per annum polypropylene unit at its Pata petrochemical complex in Uttar Pradesh. Polypropylene is a thermoplastic used in manufacturing consumer products and plastic parts for automobile industry and...

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